15 Best Things To Do in Maranello, Italy

This little town in Italy is known worldwide to be the birthplace of Ferrari. However, this place is much more than for what it is famous for. From historical monuments to serene natural beauty to exciting activities, this town has it all. Car racing fans can easily identify the racing spirit of the place through the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One racing team. The charged air of this place will satiate those gallivants who are constantly on the lookout for fun and exciting things to do on their trips.

Some of the main attractions of this quaint town in Italy are:

1. Push Start 

Satiate your need for speed by renting super-fast cars and going on long drives through scenic routes or race tracks. If you are an automobile fanatic, then this is your chance to check out the awesome cars available for rent here.

2. Adrenaline Pumping Tours

These tours can be booked earlier or when you get there. The tours consist of scenic drives through the country roads on awesome cars. You can speed through the winding roads and enjoy the wind against your face.

3. Museo Ferrari

This museum is completely dedicated to automobiles and their history. You will be amazed to learn all about automobiles, especially Ferrari in this museum. It also records the history of racing over all these years. In the semi-professional F1 Stimulator in the museum, you can experience racing first-hand.

4. Salse Di Nirano

It is a natural reserve located in the Modena Apennine margin. Besides natural beauty, it is also a place of research.

5. Gear Rentals

Motorsport and Livitaly tours are two places in the town from where you can rent cars and gears for your day out on an adrenaline-pumping tour.

6. Antica Acetaia Cavedoni Dal 1860

This is a long-established farm which is grand enough to get a tour of. You can get a tour from the owner of the house, Marcello, around the grounds. The vineyards and the farms of the house are full of wonders. The very rooms of the house are a rare mixture of luxury and tradition. They are filled with antique and aesthetic decorations. You can get a taste of the Italian tradition at its purest form in this house.

7. Castello Di Spezzano

This castle is situated on the top of a hill at the foot of Apennines. The castle itself is not of much splendor, but the multimedia museum inside the castle is a subject of awe to many. It shows the past and the present of the ceramics industry. Entry to this exhibition is free. Tour guides are available here and will guide you through this wondrous museum.

8. Monumento Al Cavallino Rampante 

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It is a magnificent monument dedicated to Ferrari.  It has awe-inspiring structures that depict the greatness and power of the automobiles of Ferrari.

9. Castello Di Formigine 

This castle is an enormous structure that connects 17 buildings of the area. Its splendor is unmatched by other local monuments. It has a park inside which is an excellent place to enjoy with your family and friends. The restaurants inside serve authentic Italian food that will make your experience more special.

10. Maranello Biblioteca Cultura

This is basically a library housing thousands of books on every subject you can imagine. The grand structure of the library is aesthetic to look at and holds thousands of years’ worth of culture. However, the library itself is modern in its proceedings and also hosts many seminars.

11. Palazzo Ducale

This palace in Sassuolo is the ultimate destination if you want to taste Italian history with your eyes. The castle is dotted with museums and monuments along with shops and cafes that make your trip worth the while.

12. Parrocchia Di Maranello

It is a monument dedicated to Ferrari. With the center-piece as the logo of Ferrari, the prancing horse, this place glitters with thousands of light at night making it a view worth witnessing.

13. Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

It is a small castle that hosts the exhibition on the life and works of Luciano Pavarotti.

14. Monumento a Enzo Ferrari

It is a magnificent monument dedicated to Ferrari.  It has awe-inspiring structures that depict the greatness and power of the automobiles of Ferrari.

15. Pieve Romanica Di Fogliano

It is quaint little church whose serene surroundings and simple architecture will make you fall in love with it.

Thus, Maranello is a treasure trove for tourists who wish to take a peek into the adrenaline-pumping aspect of Italian culture. You can book a solo trip or a trip with your family and friends to Maranello to enjoy your days in fun-filled activities.


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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Maranello, Italy

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    Museo Ferrari

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Via A. D. Ferrari, 43, 41053 Maranello MO, Italy

    Timings: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This museum is a mecca for Ferrari fans. It's not all drooling at eye candy on wheels, though there is plenty of that, with iconic road and cars from the company's history located everywhere. The perm...Read more

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    Ferrari Factory And The Fiorano Track

    Tags: Tour, Entertainment, Adults

    Address: Via Abetone Inferiore n. 4, I-41053 Maranello, Italy

    Timings: 12:15 pm - 03:30 pm Details

    So this tour is available only for those who have bought tickets to the main museum. The only other people who can tour the factory are Ferrari clients and official sponsors. From the museum, you'll b...Read more

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    Ferrari Factory Image

    Address: Via Abetone Inferiore, 27, 41053 Maranello MO, Italy

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    Tom Du Toit

    Very expensive for a museum. More people will attend if they make it at least

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    Pizzeria La Bufala Image
    Timings: 12:01 am - 12:00 am Details
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    Tiago Cardoso

    Best pizza I've tried in Italy, hands down. Would definitely come back.

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    Pit Lane Red Passion Image
    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
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    Richie Macey

    Thrilling experience. Essential for any ferrari fan and worth a go even if you're not. The photos and video were very good and worth the extra money. Forza Ferrari!

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    Ferrari Store Image

    Address: Via Abetone Inferiore, 19, 41053 Maranello MO, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:30 pm Details
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    Tony Vastano

    I got some nice stuff here.

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